SparkFun Inventor's Kit (for Arduino Uno) - V3.2

Pololu item #: 2776
Brand: SparkFun

This product has been discontinued.

This product has been replaced by the SparkFun Inventor’s Kit for Arduino Uno – V3.3.

The SparkFun Inventor’s Kit has everything you need to construct a variety of circuits that will teach you how to use an Arduino Uno to read sensors, display information on an LCD, drive motors, and more. No previous programming or electronics experience is necessary, which makes this a great way for beginners to get started with embedded systems. Version 3.2 adds a new Simon Says circuit with all the LEDs and tactile buttons needed to complete it.

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Arduino Uno R3 SMD edition.

Overview

The SparkFun Inventor’s Kit comes with everything you need to start building circuits right out of the box. It is a great way for beginners to learn the basics of electronic circuits and build familiarity with Arduino. This kit includes an Arduino Uno SMD edition, along with various sensors and indicators, premium jumper wires, a USB cable, and a prototyping breadboard. The online guide shows you how to construct 16 basic circuits that will teach you how the various sensors and indicators interface with a microcontroller board.

Version 3.2 of the kit adds a new Simon Says circuit with all the LEDs and tactile buttons you will need to complete it.

The online instruction guide is designed to teach a beginner how to create the following circuits using the included Arduino Uno:

  1. Blinking an LED
  2. Reading a Potentiometer
  3. Driving and RGB LED
  4. Driving Multiple LEDs
  5. Push Buttons
  6. Reading a Photo Resistor
  7. Reading a Temperature Sensor
  8. Driving a Servo Motor
  9. Using a Flex Sensor
  10. Reading a Soft Potentiometer
  11. Using a Buzzer
  12. Driving a Motor
  13. Using Relays
  14. Using a Shift Register
  15. Using an LCD
  16. Simon Says

These tasks are building blocks of typical electronics projects. Once these concepts are mastered, they can be combined to create even more intricate and impressive projects.

Included Components

  • Arduino Uno R3 SMD edition
  • Arduino and breadboard holder
  • 6′ USB A-to-Mini B cable
  • 16×2 white on black LCD
  • Mini screwdriver
  • White 400-pt breadboard
  • 74HC595 shift register
  • 2N2222 transistors
  • 1N4148 diodes
  • DC motor with gear
  • Small servo
  • 5 V SPDT relay
  • TMP36 temperature sensor
  • Flex sensor
  • Softpot
  • Photocell
  • Tri-color LED
  • Red, blue, yellow, and green LEDs
  • Red, blue, yellow, and green tactile buttons
  • 10 kΩ potentiometer
  • Piezo buzzer
  • 12 mm pushbuttons
  • 330 Ω and 10 kΩ resistors
  • Jumper wires for connections without soldering

This kit is recommended for beginners ages 10 and up. No soldering is required. The experiment guide is available online.

If you want to make your Arduino project wireless, please consider adding in our Wixel shield for Arduino.

Note: SparkFun calls this product the “SparkFun Inventor’s Kit (for Arduino Uno) – V3.2” SKU: KIT-13154.

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